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These practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of those tests at all Nebraska DMV locations is the same.

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Nebraska Driver’s License & Permit FAQ

How Can I Apply for my NE Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How old do I have to be before I can apply for my driver’s license in Nebraska?

    Nebraska has a Graduated Licensing System that issues different permits based on age.
    • You may apply for your school’s learner’s permit (LPE) as early as age 14.
    • You may apply for your School Permit (SCP) if you are between the ages of 14 and 16. You must have held your LPE or LPD for at least 2 months before applying for this sort of permit.
    • You may apply for your LPD Learner’s permit starting at age 15.
    • You may apply for your Provisional Operator’s Permit (POP) starting at age 16.
    You must have held your LPE, LPD or SCP for at least 6 months.
  • Are there certain documents I should take when I apply for my Nebraska license?

    The state of Nebraska requires you to provide 4 things:
    • One Form of ID
    • Two forms of Address Verification
    • Proof of Social Security Number
    You can find a list of acceptable documents here.
  • What requirements do I need to meet before getting a license in Nebraska?

    Nebraska has 4 different types of permits. There are certain requirements that must be met for each.
    1. The LPE Learner’s Permit (LPE)
      This permit allows a student to legally practice driving for a School
      Permit. You must be at least 14 years old.
    2. The School Permit
      This permit allows a student to go directly to and from school. You must have held your LPE for at least 2 months and you have to be at least 14 years old.
    3. Learner’s Permit (LPD)
      This permit allows a student to legally practice driving for a Provisional Operator’s Permit or driver’s license. You must be at least 15 years old.
    4. Provisional Operator’s Permit (POP)
      The Provisional Operator’s Permit allows a person to drive unsupervised in Nebraska between 6 a.m. and Midnight. You may drive anywhere at any time with a licensed driver at least 21 or older. You have to be at least 16.
  • Where can I apply for my Nebraska license?

    It’s simple to apply for your Nebraska driver’s license. Just go to your local Nebraska DMV office to begin your driver’s licensing process. Find a list of all locations here.
  • How may I contact a Nebraska DMV office?

    If you need to contact the Nebraska DMV office, you can check out the website at www.dmv.ne.gov or you may call them at (402) 471-3861.
  • Who should bring me for my permit test in Nebraska?

    A licensed driver age 21 or older should bring you.
  • Is a physical required in order to get a license in Nebraska?

    No. A physical isn’t necessary when getting a license in Nebraska.
  • Will I be required to have a vision test before getting my license in Nebraska?

    Yes, you will be required to take a vision screening test.
  • Where do I go to take my driver’s license photo in Nebraska?

    Your driver’s license photo will be taken at the County Treasurer’s Office once you pass your test.
  • How can I apply for my Nebraska driver’s license?

    Applying for a Nebraska driver’s license is a graduating process. There are 4 different types of permits and each permit has certain requirements that must be met for each.
    1. The LPE Learner’s Permit (LPE)
      This permit allows a student to legally practice driving for a School
      Permit. You must be at least 14 years old.
    2. The School Permit
      This permit allows a student to go directly to and from school. You must have held your LPE for at least 2 months and you have to be at least 14 years old.
    3. Learner’s Permit (LPD)
      This permit allows a student to legally practice driving for a Provisional Operator’s Permit or driver’s license. You must be at least 15 years old.
    4. Provisional Operator’s Permit (POP)
      The Provisional Operator’s Permit allows a person to drive unsupervised in Nebraska between 6 a.m. and Midnight. You may drive anywhere at any time with a licensed driver at least 21 or older. You have to be at least 16.
    No matter which permit you are applying for, you must be able to show 1 form of ID, 2 forms of address, and proof of social security number.
  • What should I do next after applying for my Nebraska driver’s license?

    After you have applied for your permit, you have two choices.
    • You may complete a driver safety course approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
      Or
    • You may get at least 50 hours of behind-the-wheel training. You must have a certification form signed by a licensed driver who is at least 21. The certification form must show that at least 10 hours were done at night.
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